US Patent No. 11,116,111


Patent No. 11,116,111
Issue Date September 07, 2021
Title Method And Arrangement For Air-conditioning A Cold Aisle
Inventorship Peter Salomon, Waibstadt (DE)
Chad McCarthy, Frankfurt am Main (DE)
Assignee WEISS KLIMATECHNIK GMBH, Reiskirchen (DE) EQUINIX (EMEA) B.V., Amsterdam ...

Claim of US Patent No. 11,116,111

1. A method for air-conditioning a cold aisle that is at least partially delimited by rows of racks containing heat-generating devices, comprising:arranging the cold aisle in a hot room having a floor, the hot room being separated from an adjacent room by a single boundary wall extending perpendicular to the floor, the single boundary wall delineating the hot room from the adjacent room;
arranging a heat exchanger in the single boundary wall, so that a region of the single boundary wall is a cooling wall;
disposing a fan in an opening in the single boundary wall adjacent to the heat exchanger, so that an exhaust side of the fan is connected to the cold aisle;
conveying air through the opening and into the cold aisle using the fan;
wherein the opening is arranged on a longitudinal axis of the cold aisle;
and wherein the cold aisle is connected to the single boundary wall in such a way that the opening is surrounded by the cold aisle.